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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The new security gate on the NASA Causeway (S.R. 405) is seen from the air.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=20383
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - From the air, one of the new Launch Pad facilities building is seen. A mix of office and shop space, the pad facilities consolidate personnel into one site at each pad.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=20386
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A KSC employee dons the head and face cover of a "bunny suit," part of standard clean room apparel, before entering a clean room. This apparel is designed to cover the hair, clothing and shoes of employees to prevent particulate matter from contaminating the space flight hardware being stored or processed in the clean room and is one aspect of KSC's Foreign Object Debris (FOD) control program, an important safety initiative.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=20600
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A KSC employee secures a foot and leg cover of his "bunny suit," part of standard clean room apparel, before entering a clean room. The apparel is designed to cover the hair, clothing and shoes of employees to prevent particulate matter from contaminating the space flight hardware being stored or processed in the clean room and is one aspect of KSC's Foreign Object Debris (FOD) control program, an important safety initiative.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=20850
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Solid Rocket Booster Assembly and Refurbishment Facility (ARF), Vernon Gibbs, with United Space Alliance, prepares the forward skirt of a solid rocket booster for installation of the parachute camera. Refurbishment and subassembly of Shuttle SRB hardware - primarily the forward and aft assemblies - is carried out in the ARF.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=20677
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Orbiter Processing Facility, United Space Alliance workers share the task of examining a Reinforced Carbon Carbon panel using flash thermography. From left are Dan Kenna, Jim Landy, Paul Ogletree and Dan Phillips. Attached to the leading edge of the wing of the orbiters, the gray carbon composite RCC panels have sufficient strength to withstand the aerodynamic forces experienced during launch and reentry, which can reach as high as 800 pounds per square foot....
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=20685
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Orbiter Processing Facility, United Space Alliance workers Jim Landy (front), Dan Phillips and Dan Kenna watch a monitor showing results of flash thermography on the Reinforced Carbon Carbon panel on the table (foreground). Attached to the leading edge of the wing of the orbiters, the gray carbon composite RCC panels have sufficient strength to withstand the aerodynamic forces experienced during launch and reentry, which can reach as high as 800 pounds per...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=20688
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - United Space Alliance employee Anthony Simmons electrowelds a crack formed in the insulator inside a Reinforced Carbon Carbon panel. The gray carbon composite RCC panels are attached to the leading edge of the wing of the orbiters to withstand the aerodynamic forces experienced during launch and reentry, which can reach as high as 800 pounds per square foot. The operating range of RCC is from minus 250_ F to about 3,000_ F, the temperature produced by friction with...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=20700
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The fixture is set up for collimation on the newly installed five-meter focal length telescope in Cocoa Beach, Fla. The tracking telescope is part of the Distant Object Attitude Measurement System (DOAMS) that provides optical support for launches from KSC and Cape Canaveral.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=20763
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A worker looks at a five-meter (focal length) telescope being removed for repair. Part of the Distant Object Attitude Measurement System (DOAMS) in Cocoa Beach, Fla., the tracking telescope provides optical support for launches from KSC and Cape Canaveral. .
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A worker calibrates a tracking telescope, part of the Distant Object Attitude Measurement System (DOAMS), located in Cocoa Beach, Fla. The telescope provides optical support for launches from KSC and Cape Canaveral.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A KSC employee uses a clean-air shower before entering a clean room. Streams of pressurized air directed at the occupant from nozzles in the chamber's ceiling and walls are designed to dislodge particulate matter from hair, clothing and shoes. The adhesive mat on the floor captures soil from shoe soles, as well as particles that fall on its surface. Particulate matter has the potential to contaminate the space flight hardware being stored or processed in the clean...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A KSC employee dressed in a "bunny suit," standard clean room apparel, disposes of some waste material into a container designated for the purpose. The apparel is designed to cover the hair, clothing and shoes of employees entering a clean room to prevent particulate matter from contaminating the space flight hardware being stored or processed in the room. The suit and container are both part of KSC's Foreign Object Debris (FOD) control program, an...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A KSC employee uses a clean-air shower before entering a clean room. Streams of pressurized air directed at the occupant from nozzles in the chamber's ceiling and walls are designed to dislodge particulate matter from hair, clothing and shoes. The adhesive mat on the floor captures soil from shoe soles, as well as particles that fall on its surface. Particulate matter has the potential to contaminate the space flight hardware being stored or processed in the clean...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=20855
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Center Director Jim Kennedy (center) shares the kudos for Spaceport Super Safety and Health Day with members of the coordinating committee. Astronaut Barry E. Wilmore (at right) presented the award to Kennedy. Next to Wilmore at right is Dr. Woodrow Whitlow, KSC?s deputy director.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - An employee gets a blood pressure check from one of the participating organizations in Spaceport Super Safety and Health Day at KSC and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Many vendors and Center organizations displayed and demonstrated their products during the annual event dedicated to reinforcing safe and healthful behaviors in the workforce.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A Kennedy Space Center technician inspects the shoes on one of eight tracks of a crawler-transporter (CT). The CT is moving Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP) number 3 with a set of twin solid rocket boosters bolted on top to the intersection in the crawlerway in support of the second engineering analysis vibration test on the crawler and MLP. The crawler is moving at various speeds up to 1 mph in an effort to achieve vibration data gathering goals as it leaves the VAB,...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A Kennedy Space Center technician walks towards the intersection of the crawlerway beside a crawler-transporter moving Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP) number 3, with a set of twin solid rocket boosters bolted atop, during the second engineering analysis vibration test on the crawler and MLP. The crawler is moving at various speeds up to 1 mph in an effort to achieve vibration data gathering goals as it leaves the VAB, travels toward Launch Pad 39A, and then returns....
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The crawler transporter slowly moves the Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP), carrying a set of twin solid rocket boosters, away from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) in support of engineering analysis vibration tests on the crawler and MLP. The crawler is moving at various speeds up to 1 mph in an effort to achieve vibration data gathering goals as it leaves the VAB and then returns. The boosters are braced at the top for stability. The primary purpose of these...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP) number 3 and a set of twin solid rocket boosters, atop the crawler-transporter, inch along the crawlerway in support of the second engineering analysis vibration test on the crawler and MLP. The crawler is moving at various speeds up to 1 mph in an effort to achieve vibration data gathering goals as it leaves the VAB, travels toward Launch Pad 39A (on the horizon at right; Pad 39B is at far left), and then returns. The boosters are...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A crawler-transporter carrying Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP) number 3, with a set of twin solid rocket boosters bolted atop, crawls to the intersection in the crawlerway in support of the second engineering analysis vibration test on the crawler and MLP. From this perspective, the Launch Control Center (left) and the 525-foot-tall Vehicle Assembly Building (right) in the background appear dwarfed by the 184-foot-tall boosters. The crawler is moving at various...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=21386
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Partly covered with moss (foreleg and mouth), a large alligator suns on the bank of a pond within NASA's Kennedy Space Center. A protected species, alligators can be spotted in the drainage canals and other waters surrounding KSC. American alligators feed and rest in the water, and lay their eggs in dens they dig into the banks. The young alligators spend their first several weeks in these dens. KSC shares a boundary with the Merritt Island National Wildlife...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=31270
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Not far from the roadside in NASA's Kennedy Space Center, a female bald eagle rests near her new nest, constructed in a tall pine tree. There are approximately a dozen active bald eagle nests both in KSC and in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, which surrounds KSC. The refuge is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and 65 amphibians and reptiles. In addition, the refuge supports 19 endangered or threatened wildlife species...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During the second stage of a simulated emergency, known as Mode 4, one M-113 armored carrier leaves Launch Pad 39A while a second waits for another passenger. The carriers are being used to transport workers simulating astronauts and others to a triage area. The emergency exercise began at the 195-foot level of Launch Pad 39A. The KSC rescue teams are practicing emergency procedures in the unlikely scenario of a mishap on the pad during a launch sequence. The...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=31738
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During a simulated rescue mission on Launch Pad 39A, known as Mode 2, KSC workers dressed in astronauts' launch-and-entry suits climb into the slidewire baskets, helped by a fire rescue team. The KSC rescue teams are practicing emergency procedures in the unlikely scenario of a mishap on the pad during a launch sequence. The exercises are standard training procedures to assess and prepare emergency personnel, procedures and hardware. Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During the second stage of a simulated emergency, known as Mode 4, part of the KSC fire rescue team helps an "injured" member of the closeout crew. The emergency exercise began at the 195-foot level of Launch Pad 39A. The KSC rescue teams are practicing emergency procedures in the unlikely scenario of a mishap on the pad during a launch sequence. The exercises are standard training procedures to assess and prepare emergency personnel, procedures and...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=31730
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Noted physicist Stephen Hawking arrives at the Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility for his first zero-gravity flight. The flight will be aboard a modified Boeing 727 aircraft owned by Zero Gravity Corp., a commercial company licensed to provide the public with weightless flight experiences. Hawking developed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease in the 1960s, a type of motor neuron disease which would cost him the loss of almost all neuromuscular control....
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=31861
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside the Hangar M on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, another Delta II first stage is lowered toward its transporter. The Delta will be moved to the launch pad for the future launch of a Global Positioning Satellite. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A Great Blue Heron takes flight from waters on KSC. It is one of 310 species of birds that inhabit the National Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge, which shares a boundary with KSC. The marshes and open water of the refuge also provide wintering areas for 23 species of migratory waterfowl, as well as a year-round home for great blue herons, great egrets, wood storks, cormorants, brown pelicans and other species of marsh and shore birds.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Wildflowers resembling petunias stand out against the deep green of the marsh foliage at KSC, which shares a boundary with the National Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge. Approximately one half of the Refuge's 140,000 acres consists of brackish estuaries and marshes. The remaining lands consist of coastal dunes, scrub oaks, pine forests and flatwoods, and palm and oak hammocks.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - United Space Alliance employee Anthony Simmons continues electrowelding on an insulator inside a Reinforced Carbon Carbon panel. The gray carbon composite RCC panels are attached to the leading edge of the wing of the orbiters to withstand the aerodynamic forces experienced during launch and reentry, which can reach as high as 800 pounds per square foot. The operating range of RCC is from minus 250_ F to about 3,000_ F, the temperature produced by friction with the...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A worker calibrates a tracking telescope, part of the Distant Object Attitude Measurement System (DOAMS), located in Cocoa Beach, Fla. The telescope provides optical support for launches from KSC and Cape Canaveral.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In Cocoa Beach, Fla., a new five-meter telescope is lowered toward the dome for installation. The tracking telescope is part of the Distant Object Attitude Measurement System (DOAMS) that provides optical support for launches from KSC and Cape Canaveral.
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A chipping sparrow looks for seeds among the branches of a tree on Kennedy Space Center. Ranging throughout most of North America, these sparrows are familiar songbirds. KSC shares a boundary with the Merritt Island Wildlife Nature Refuge. The refuge is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and 65 amphibians and reptiles. In addition, the Refuge supports 19 endangered or threatened wildlife species on Federal or State lists, more than...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At the Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility, noted physicist Stephen Hawking, in the wheelchair, is ready to get onboard a modified Boeing 727 aircraft owned by Zero Gravity Corp. for his first zero-gravity flight. Zero Gravity Corp. is a commercial company licensed to provide the public with weightless flight experiences. At right is Peter Diamandis, founder of the Zero Gravity Corp. Behind Hawking is Nicola O'Brien, a nurse practitioner who is Hawking's...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside the Hangar M on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, another Delta II first stage is lifted from its stand to be placed on a transporter. The Delta will be moved to the launch pad for the future launch of a Global Positioning Satellite. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Having successfully crossed railroad tracks nearby, this young alligator makes his way toward the water beyond. The track is the one where a train carrying solid rocket booster motor segments is approaching Kennedy Space Center. Photo credit: NASA/George Shelton
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Many former astronauts gathered at the opening of the newest attraction at Kennedy Space Center's Visitor Complex, the Shuttle Launch Experience. The attraction includes a simulated launch with the sights, sounds and sensations of launching into space. Find out more about the Visitor Complex and the Shuttle Launch Experience at *http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/visitKSC/attractions/index.asp*. Photo credit: NASA/George Shelton
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Official portrait of Janet Petro, Deputy Director of Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- JSC2007-E-48354 -- Astronaut Stanely G. Love, mission specialist
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A NASA helicopter lifts off from KSC after returning photographers from an excursion to take pictures of various buildings and structures on the Center.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - During Energy and Awareness Week, employees try out the Segway Human Transporter, a self-balancing, electric-powered transportation device. Narrower than a standard doorway, the Segway is clean and quiet, with zero emissions. The two-day event was held April 22-23 around the Center.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The ticket plaza provides entrance into the KSC Visitor Complex. An orientation center inside provides a multilingual guest service staff to greet guests.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. The Astronaut Hall of Fame is dedicated to telling the stories of America?s astronauts. It features the world?s largest collection of personal astronaut mementos plus historic spacecrafts and training simulators. The Hall of Fame is part of the KSC Visitor Complex.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - During their tour of KSC, members of the North American Treaty Organization (NATO) Parliamentary Assembly get a close look at wheels used on an orbiter. The Parliamentarians are meeting in Orlando this year for their 49th annual gathering. They chose to visit KSC with their families during their one-day excursion break from meetings.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - An Air Traffic Control radar has been constructed at Shiloh for the NASA control tower at the Shuttle Landing Facility. It will be used by NASA and the Eastern Range for surveillance of controlled air space in Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station restricted areas. Shiloh is on the northern end of Merritt Island.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A new control tower is nearing completion at the KSC Shuttle Landing Facility. It will replace the old tower in use since 1987. The old tower stands only 20 feet above the runway surface, too low to see the launch pads to the east. During nighttime landing operations, those inside the tower have been hindered by the eight-billion candlepower xenon lights that illuminate the runway. The new control tower is built atop an existing mound, rising nearly 100 feet over...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During the second stage of a simulated emergency, known as Mode 4, a helicopter leaves with an "injured" astronaut while others are being monitored in the triage area, set up at Helipad 8, located near the fire station between Launch Pads 39A and 39B. The emergency exercise began on Launch Pad 39A. The participants were helped off the pad and taken to the triage site. The KSC rescue teams are practicing emergency procedures in the unlikely scenario of a...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A rainbow arcs over NASA's Kennedy Space Center in the Launch Complex 39Area. At right is the Vehicle Assembly Building; at left is the NASA News Center. Photo credit: NASA/Amanda Diller
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- On platforms suspended from the top of the 525-foot-high VAB, workers use rollers and brushes to repaint the U.S. flag on the southwest side of the Vehicle Assembly Building. The flag spans an area 209 feet by 110 feet, or about 23, 437 square feet. Each stripe is 9 feet wide and each star is 6 feet in diameter. The logo is also being painted. Known as the "meatball," the logo measures 110 feet by 132 feet, or about 12,300 square feet. The flag and logo...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- On a pond near Kennedy Space Center, birds of various colors gather to hunt for food. KSC shares a boundary with the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, which surrounds it. The refuge is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and 65 amphibians and reptiles. In addition, the refuge supports 19 endangered or threatened wildlife species on Federal or State lists, more than any other single refuge in the U.S. Photo credit: NASA/Ken...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A taste of spring is heralded by the blooming of these flowers near a riverbank on Kennedy Space Center. KSC shares a boundary with the Merritt Island Wildlife Nature Refuge. The refuge is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and 65 amphibians and reptiles. In addition, the Refuge supports 19 endangered or threatened wildlife species on Federal or State lists, more than any other single refuge in the U.S. Photo credit: NASA/Dimitri...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - An Air Traffic Control radar has been constructed at Shiloh for the NASA control tower at the Shuttle Landing Facility. It will be used by NASA and the Eastern Range for surveillance of controlled air space in Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station restricted areas. Shiloh is on the northern end of Merritt Island.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Visitors stop at the Orbital Sciences booth during Space Congress Week, held April 29-May 2, 2003, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Space Congress is an international conference that gathers attendees from the scientific community, the space industry workforce, educators and local supporting industries. This year's event commemorated the 40th anniversary of the Kennedy Space Center and the Centennial of Flight. The theme for the Space Congress was "Linking the Past...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Vehicle Assembly Building, Jim Landy, NDE specialist, examines flight crew lockers using flash thermography. He is screening the lockers for hidden damage underneath dings and dents that might occur during handling.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Orbiter Processing Facility, Jim Landy (left), NDE specialist with United Space Alliance (USA), prepares to examine a Reinforced Carbon Carbon panel using flash thermography. Helping out, at right, is Dan Phillips, also with USA. Attached to the leading edge of the wing of the orbiters, the gray carbon composite RCC panels have sufficient strength to withstand the aerodynamic forces experienced during launch and reentry, which can reach as high as 800 pounds...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Like candles embedded in a sculptured ?cake,? the Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP) number 3 with twin solid rocket boosters bolted to it inches along the crawlerway at various speeds up to 1 mph in an effort to achieve vibration data gathering goals. The boosters are braced at the top for stability. The primary purpose of these rollout tests is to gather data to develop future maintenance requirements on the transport equipment and the flight hardware. Various parts...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A closeup of a soft-shell turtle seen crossing the tow-way at KSC. The turtle is one of 65 amphibians and reptiles found in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, which surrounds KSC. The Wildlife Refuge encompasses 92,000 acres that are also a habitat for more than 331 species of birds, 31 mammals and 117 fishes. The marshes and open water of the refuge provide wintering areas for 23 species of migratory waterfowl, as well as a year-round home for great blue...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During the second stage of a simulated emergency, known as Mode 4, the KSC rescue team monitors one of the "injured" astronauts, being portrayed by KSC personnel. The site is a triage area set up at Helipad 8, located near the fire station between Launch Pads 39A and 39B. The emergency exercise began on Launch Pad 39A. The participants were helped off the pad and taken to the triage site. The "injured" worker may be airlifted to participating...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During the second stage of a simulated emergency, known as Mode 4, KSC personnel dressed in astronauts' launch-and-entry suits are helped by the fire rescue team at the slidewire basket landing site. The emergency exercise began at the 195-foot level of Launch Pad 39A. The KSC rescue teams are practicing emergency procedures in the unlikely scenario of a mishap on the pad during a launch sequence. The exercises are standard training procedures to assess and prepare...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During the second stage of a simulated emergency, known as Mode 4, the KSC rescue team moves an "injured" astronaut toward the open doors of a NASA helicopter, one of five participating in the exercise. The triage area was set up at Helipad 8, located near the fire station between Launch Pads 39A and 39B. The emergency exercise began on Launch Pad 39A. The participants were helped off the pad and taken to the triage site. The KSC rescue teams are...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Possibly a willet or a sandpiper in winter plumage, this bird nearly blends into the rocky background of the river bank on Kennedy Space Center. KSC shares a boundary with the Merritt Island Wildlife Nature Refuge. The refuge is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and 65 amphibians and reptiles. In addition, the Refuge supports 19 endangered or threatened wildlife species on Federal or State lists, more than any other single refuge...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Debris pieces of all sizes lie on the floor of the KSC RLV Hangar. Shipped from Barksdale Air Force Base, Shreveport, La., more than 70,000 items, weighing 78,000 pounds, about 36 percent of the Shuttle by weight, have been delivered to KSC for use in the mishap investigation. Ground teams have completed 78 percent of their primary search area, and airborne crews finished 80 percent of their assigned area. Search teams have completed 98 percent of the underwater...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Associate Administrator for Space Flight Bill Readdy speaks at a media briefing at KSC. NASA officials discussed the agency?s human space flight program. Others on the panel were NASA Deputy Administrator Fred Gregory and Associate Administrator for Safety and Mission Assurance Bryan O?Connor.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - NASA Deputy Administrator Fred Gregory speaks at a media briefing at KSC. NASA officials discussed the agency?s human space flight program. Others on the panel were Associate Administrator for Space Flight Bill Readdy and Associate Administrator for Safety and Mission Assurance Bryan O?Connor.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The KSC Press Site is seen from the air. The large white building is the NASA News Center. At lower left are the grandstands that provide viewing of Shuttle launches for the media. Stretching from the News Center to the right are buildings and trailers occupied by television media and other news agencies such as Associated Press and Reuters.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Looking south, the new security gate on S.R. 3 is seen from the air.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - This aerial view, looking northwest, shows the newly opened Space Commerce Way that winds from S.R 3 on the right to its exit on S.R. 405 (near the top) in the background. The road is the new public access from Merritt Island to the KSC Visitor Complex (seen at top).
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Orbiter Processing Facility, United Space Alliance workers (left to right) Jim Landy, Dan Phillips, Paul Ogletree and Dan Kenna check results of flash thermography on the Reinforced Carbon Carbon panel on the table (foreground). Attached to the leading edge of the wing of the orbiters, the gray carbon composite RCC panels have sufficient strength to withstand the aerodynamic forces experienced during launch and reentry, which can reach as high as 800 pounds...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The focus barrel is installed on a newly installed five-meter focal length telescope in Cocoa Beach, Fla. The tracking telescope is part of the Distant Object Attitude Measurement System (DOAMS) that provides optical support for launches from KSC and Cape Canaveral.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Orbiter Processing Facility, United Space Alliance worker Dan Kenna (right) positions a Reinforced Carbon Carbon panel on the table to perform flash thermography. In the background, Paul Ogletree observes the monitor. Attached to the leading edge of the wing of the orbiters, the gray carbon composite RCC panels have sufficient strength to withstand the aerodynamic forces experienced during launch and reentry, which can reach as high as 800 pounds per square...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The master assembler, crane crew, removes a five-meter telescope in Cocoa Beach, Fla., for repair. The tracking telescope is part of the Distant Object Attitude Measurement System (DOAMS) that provides optical support for launches from KSC and Cape Canaveral.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Employees file around table displays under a tent near the Operations and Checkout Building. Many vendors and organizations displayed their products during the Spaceport Super Safety and Health Day at KSC and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, an annual event dedicated to reinforcing safe and healthful behaviors in the workforce.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Astronaut Barry E. Wilmore (left) and Center Director Jim Kennedy pose for a photo after Wilmore presented Kennedy with a special award for Spaceport Super Safety and Health Day.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Members of the North American Treaty Organization (NATO) Parliamentary Assembly get a close look at some of the Shuttle?s hardware during their visit to the Vehicle Assembly Building during their tour of KSC. In the background is a segment of a solid rocket booster. The Parliamentarians are meeting in Orlando this year for their 49th annual gathering. They chose to visit KSC with their families during their one-day excursion break from meetings.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Maj. Tad Clark, pilot of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16D (background), announces to waiting media that the KSC Visitor Complex will host the inaugural World Space Expo from Nov. 3 to 11. The Expo, which will feature an aerial salute by the Thunderbirds on its opening weekend, will create one of the largest displays of space artifacts, hardware and personalities ever assembled in one location with the objective to inspire, educate and engage the public by...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Maj. Tad Clark, pilot of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16D (background), announces to waiting media that the KSC Visitor Complex will host the inaugural World Space Expo from Nov. 3 to 11. Behind Clark are (from left) Dan LeBlanc, chief operating officer of the KSC Visitor Complex, Lisa Malone, director of External Relations at KSC, and Col. Dave Thompson with the U.S. Air Force 45th Space Wing. The Expo, which will feature an aerial salute by the Thunderbirds...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility, astronaut Dan Tani learns from a technician about the hardware on the table. The hardware will be flown on an upcoming shuttle flight. With construction of the Space Station the primary focus of future shuttle missions, astronaut crews will be working with one or more of the elements and hardware already being processed in the SSPF. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A large alligator on the bank of a creek in NASA's Kennedy Space Center seems to ignore the great blue heron standing behind it. A protected species, alligators can be spotted in the drainage canals and other waters surrounding KSC. The center shares a boundary with the Merritt Island Wildlife Nature Refuge, which is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and 65 amphibians and reptiles. In addition, the Refuge supports 19 endangered or...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During the second stage of a simulated emergency, known as Mode 4, KSC personnel representing astronauts are treated at a triage area set up at Helipad 8, located near the fire station between Launch Pads 39A and 39B. The emergency exercise began on Launch Pad 39A. The participants were helped off the pad and taken to the triage site. The "injured" workers will be airlifted to participating area hospitals. The KSC rescue teams are practicing emergency...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At the Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility, a modified Boeing 727 aircraft owned by Zero Gravity Corp. is ready to take off with its well-known passenger, physicist Stephen Hawking. Zero Gravity Corp. is a commercial company licensed to provide the public with weightless flight experiences. Hawking will be making his first zero-gravity flight. Hawking developed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease in the 1960s, a type of motor neuron disease which would...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At the Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility, noted physicist Stephen Hawking, in the wheelchair, arrives at the runway for his first zero-gravity flight. The flight will be aboard a modified Boeing 727 aircraft owned by Zero Gravity Corp., a commercial company licensed to provide the public with weightless flight experiences. At left is Peter Diamandis, founder of the Zero Gravity Corp. At center is Nicola O'Brien, a nurse practitioner who is Hawking's...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Noted physicist Stephen Hawking (center) returns to the Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility after a zero gravity flight. At his side is Nicola O'Brien, a nurse practitioner who is Hawking's aide. At far left on the truck's tail gate is Peter Diamandis, founder of the Zero Gravity Corp. that provided the flight aboard its modified Boeing 727. Hawking suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease). At the celebration of his...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16 jets fly in formation past the Vehicle Assembly Building in the Industrial Area of Kennedy Space Center. The purpose of the flyover was to photograph the planes at KSC for promotional purposes. The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will host the inaugural World Space Expo from Nov. 3 to 11, featuring an aerial salute by the Thunderbirds on its opening weekend. The Expo will create one of the largest displays of space artifacts,...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A large alligator on the bank of a creek in NASA's Kennedy Space Center comes to alert, scaring off the great blue heron, seen in the sky above the water. The heron had been standing behind the alligator. A protected species, alligators can be spotted in the drainage canals and other waters surrounding KSC. The center shares a boundary with the Merritt Island Wildlife Nature Refuge, which is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Painters' scaffolding is seen hanging on the side of Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building to facilitate the repainting of the American flag. The NASA logo is also being repainted. Workers, suspended on platforms from the top of the 525-foot-high VAB, use rollers and brushes to do the painting. The flag and logo were last painted in 1998, honoring NASA's 40th anniversary. The flag spans an area 209 feet by 110 feet, or about 23,437 square feet. Each...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- On platforms suspended from the top of the 525-foot-high VAB, workers use rollers and brushes to repaint the NASA logo on the southeast side of the Vehicle Assembly Building. Known as the "meatball," the logo measures 110 feet by 132 feet, or about 12,300 square feet. The U.S. flag is also being repainted. The flag spans an area 209 feet by 110 feet, or about 23, 437 square feet. Each stripe is 9 feet wide and each star is 6 feet in diameter. The flag and...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A large alligator on the bank of a creek in NASA's Kennedy Space Center rests its head, apparently ignoring the great blue heron standing behind it. A protected species, alligators can be spotted in the drainage canals and other waters surrounding KSC. The center shares a boundary with the Merritt Island Wildlife Nature Refuge, which is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and 65 amphibians and reptiles. In addition, the Refuge...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A blooming cactus takes the spotlight in a sandy area near Launch Pad 39A on the Kennedy Space Center. A broad variety of flora and fauna can be found on the grounds, which share a boundary with the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Within the refuge, 1,045 plant species has been identified and more than 500 species of wildlife, including 330 species of birds, 117 fishes, 65 amphibians and reptiles and 31 mammals. Photo credit: NASA/Ken Thornsley
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A dolphin surfaces in the Launch Complex 39 Area turn basin at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The turn basin was carved out of the Banana River when Kennedy Space Center was built. Dolphins frequent bays and coastlines, usually in depths under 20 meters. While some pods take up permanent residence and establish home waters, others are migratory and swim considerable distances from coast to coast. Dolphins are a frequent sight in the rivers around Kennedy, which...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A dolphin's dorsal fin cuts through the water in the Launch Complex 39 Area turn basin at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The turn basin was carved out of the Banana River when Kennedy Space Center was built. Dolphins frequent bays and coastlines, usually in depths under 20 meters. While some pods take up permanent residence and establish home waters, others are migratory and swim considerable distances from coast to coast. Dolphins are a frequent sight in the rivers...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A male Osprey perches atop a stanchion near the Kennedy Space Center News Center, in the Launch Complex 39 area. The bird is one of more than 500 species of birds that co-exist at the Center and the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Photo credit: NASA/Ken Thornsley
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16D aircraft rolls to a stop at the Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility. The pilot is Maj. Tad Clark, who announced to waiting media that Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will host the inaugural World Space Expo from Nov. 3 to 11. The Expo, which will feature an aerial salute by the Thunderbirds on its opening weekend, will create one of the largest displays of space artifacts, hardware and personalities ever assembled...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A large alligator suns on the bank of a pond within NASA's Kennedy Space Center. A protected species, alligators can be spotted in the drainage canals and other waters surrounding KSC. American alligators feed and rest in the water, and lay their eggs in dens they dig into the banks. The young alligators spend their first several weeks in these dens. KSC shares a boundary with the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is a habitat for more than 310...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- This eagle is wary of the photographer as she sits in her nest, a new one constructed in a tall pine tree not far from the roadside in NASA's Kennedy Space Center. There are approximately a dozen active bald eagle nests both in KSC and in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, which surrounds KSC. The refuge is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and 65 amphibians and reptiles. In addition, the refuge supports 19 endangered or...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During the second stage of a simulated emergency, known as Mode 4, the KSC rescue team moves "injured" astronauts, portrayed by KSC personnel, into M-113 armored carriers. The M-113 will be used to transport the workers to a triage area. The emergency exercise began at the 195-foot level of Launch Pad 39A. The KSC rescue teams are practicing emergency procedures in the unlikely scenario of a mishap on the pad during a launch sequence. The exercises are...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside an M-113 armored personnel carrier, members of the KSC rescue team escort an "injured" astronaut, portrayed by a KSC worker, during the second stage of a simulated emergency, known as Mode 4. The M-113 will be used to transport the worker to a triage area. The emergency exercise began at the 195-foot level of Launch Pad 39A. The KSC rescue teams are practicing emergency procedures in the unlikely scenario of a mishap on the pad during a launch...
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During the second stage of a simulated emergency, known as Mode 4, part of the KSC fire rescue team in a slidewire basket arrive at the landing site. The emergency exercise began at the 195-foot level of Launch Pad 39A. The KSC rescue teams are practicing emergency procedures in the unlikely scenario of a mishap on the pad during a launch sequence. The exercises are standard training procedures to assess and prepare emergency personnel, procedures and hardware....
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- A delicate butterfly perches on a wild flower among the grasses on Kennedy Space Center. KSC shares a boundary with the Merritt Island Wildlife Nature Refuge. The refuge is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and 65 amphibians and reptiles. In addition, the Refuge supports 19 endangered or threatened wildlife species on Federal or State lists, more than any other single refuge in the U.S. Photo credit: NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=31776
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Sandpipers investigate a washed up horseshoe crab on the river bank on Kennedy Space Center. Sandpipers are found on shores and in wetlands around the globe, breeding on the Arctic tundra then returning to more temperate climes. KSC shares a boundary with the Merritt Island Wildlife Nature Refuge. The refuge is a habitat for more than 310 species of birds, 25 mammals, 117 fishes and 65 amphibians and reptiles. In addition, the Refuge supports 19 endangered or...
Topic: Where -- Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Source: http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=31774